The Dallas Stars hope to bounce back from two straight overtime losses to pick up their quest for home-ice in the playoffs when they host the Edmonton Oilers.

Dallas has came off a four-game road trip where it picked up just six points. After winning the first two games - which included a victory in Edmonton by a 4-3 overtime win.

Backup goaltender Ron Tugnutt who has served Turcos place since he was suspended for four games stopped 29 in a 2-1 loss overtime loss to San Jose on Sunday for his second straight loss.

The Stars trail five points behind the Sharks in the Pacific Division with both teams having just three games remaining left to play in the regular-season and are now tied with the Canucks for the fourth playoff spot in the West.

Dallas, who has a NHL-best 25 victories at home record, and who have not lost at home since Jan. 10, will play two of their remaining three games at American Airlines Center.

However, the Edmonton Oilers will play their last two remaining games on the road.

The Oilers have posted a total of 87 points and dropped into ninth place when Nashville defeated Chicago to move into the eighth and final playoff spot. The Predators also posted a total of 87 points but have one extra game than Edmonton.

Edmonton went 0-for-4 with the man extra advantage against St. Louis and controls the worst power play unit in the league on the road with just 11 goals in a total of 152 chances.